Global Temperature

1.4 °F since 1880

Losing Land Ice

285.0 Gigatonnes per year

Rising Sea Level

3.3 millimeters per year

Carbon Dioxide

2.1 ppm per year

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About us

The Foresters’ Association of Turkey (TOD) was established on December 26th, 1924. It is one of the oldest Civil Society Organizations in the history of Republic of Turkey. The Forest and Hunting Magazine have been publishing regularly since 1928 by the FAoT.

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INVITED KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

MEET OUR KEYNOTE SPEAKERS WHO ARE RESEARCHING DIFFERENT TYPES OF CLIMATE ISSUES AROUND THE WORLD

PROFESSOR STEPHEN WOODWARD

University of Aberdeen, The School of Biological Science. His research interests include alien invasive pathogens, their detection, the damage they cause, how they are spread globally and mitigation methods that can be used to reduce their impacts on natural ecosystems. The influence of rhizosphere microbiology and host physiology on the initiation and development of root diseases remains a research focus. A range of pathogen problems is under investigation in his laboratory, although the current focus is on species of Fusarium, Verticillium, Phytophthora and Pythium. One major interest is in how plants in populations respond to infection, with a view to finding genotypes that may be less susceptible to pathogens and, therefore, could be used in the repopulation of ecosystems damaged by attacks of alien invasive pathogens. He is also examining the potential use of bacterial biological control agents against diseases caused in plants by fungi an Oomycetes.

PROFESSOR TUNCAY NEYISCI

Ecology Scientist. Born and grown up in İzmir/Turkey. Graduated from Istanbul University Faculty of Forestry in 1972. Worked for Western Anatolia Research Institute for 14 years. Meanwhile completed his PhD in the field of forest ecology. In 1990, he has been invited to the Akdeniz University to establish the Center for Ecological Studies. He worked there till 2010 as the head of the Center. Between 1999-2014 he has given lectures either in Faculty of Fine Arts and Faculty of Tourism as a professor. He put an end to his academic carrier at the beginning of 2014. His field of studies are ecology, fire ecology, environmental education, perception of nature, and ecological design.He is the head of Western Mediterranean Branch of the Foresters' Association of Turkey.

PROFESSOR MARC HANEWINKEL

Chair of Forestry Economics and Forest Planning University of Freiburg

His research focusses on climate change impacts on forests and ecosystem services delivered by them, risk assessment and risk modeling especially related to abiotic disturbances (storm), dealing with uncertainty in natural resource management, economics of close-to-nature forestry, eco-efficiency, transformation of forests, Decision Support Systems, green investments.

PROFESSOR MURAT TÜRKEŞ

Emeritus Professor, Center for Climate Change and Policy Studies and Department of Physics

Member of the Executive Committee for the “Bogazici University Center for Climate Change and Policy Studies", Istanbul, Turkey. Research interests of Professor Türkeş include landslides, drought, land degradation and desertification; ecological biogeography, forest fires climatology and meteorology; synoptic climatology and meteorology, regional climatology and climate dynamics; climate change and variability; disaster risk management, vulnerability analysis and modelling of climate change, desertification and landslides; the UN climate change and desertification conventions.

Upcoming Events

Forests are important in determining the accumulation of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere; they absorb 2.6 billion tonnes of carbon dioxide each year, about one-third of the carbon dioxide released from the burning of fossil fuels (CIFOR).

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Dec. 2-13, 2019
UN Climate Summit

Cop25 will take place 2-13 December 2019 in Santiago, the Chilean capital, UN officials announced. Ms. Carolina Schmidt, President-designate of COP 25

09:00am - 05:00pm

Santiago, Chile

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Sept. 23, 2019
UN 2019 Climate Summit, NYC

The Summit will build on the outcomes of the GCAS, the 73rd session of the UN GAand the 24th session of the COP 24 to the UNFCCC, among others.

09:00am - 05:00pm

NYC, USA

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... 00, 2021
XV. World Forestry Congress

The Republic of Korea will host the XV World Forestry Congress in Seoul in 2021, it has been decided by the 155th Session of the FAO Council in Rome.

09:00am - 05:00pm

Seoul, South Korea

INVITATION

We are delighted to invite the participation of scientist in the International Conference on Climate Change and Forestry (ICCCF 2019), to be hosted by the Foresters’ Association of Turkey (FAoT) in Beldibi/Antalya/Turkey, from 13-14th November, 2019. We anticipate over 100 delegates, including key opinion leaders and scientists from the disciplines of forestry, climate change, and related areas, who will present the most recent advances on the topic of forestry and climate change. The venue for the meetings, on a 250 thousand sqm area in Beldibi, Antalya, the Rixos Sungate resort hotel offers a excellent conference experience. At the conjunction of the azure of the Mediterranean with the emerald green of the Taurus Mountains, Rixos Sungate offers its guests an unprecedented luxury in the heart of nature.
Rixos Sungate Vega Convention Centre is the largest convention centre around the Mediterranean Basin Total capacity of 6.000 15 meeting rooms 1 amphitheatre 3 convention halls 3 large foyer areas 1 movie theatre State-of-the-art technology

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